High School Sports Results From Saturday, January 5th

Basketball players and wrestlers were all in action Saturday around the KIWA listening area.  The Sheldon-South O’Brien wrestlers were among the teams in action at the West Sioux Invitational Tournament.  Here are the team standings from that tourney………………

Team Scores:
1) Brookings, SD 246
2) Sheldon/South O`Brien 195
3) Central Lyon/GLR 149.5
4) Sioux Center 115.5
5) Westwood 115
6) Western Christian/Unity Christian 98.5
7) Hinton 94
7) Lawton-Bronson 94
9) Alcester-Hudson 60
9) Kingsley-Pierson
11) West Sioux 58

Sheldon/South O`Brien individual results:
120-Chaz De Rocher-1st
126-Josh Gorter-4th
132-Dustin Freeman-4th
145-Gunnar Klinker-2nd
152-Brian Klein-5th
160-Toby Maggert-2nd
170-Darin Greenfield-4th
182-Austin Rohrs-1st
195-Brytton Kelleher-3rd
220-Bryce Kelleher-1st
285-Jesse Meendering-6th


In other tournament action, the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley wrestling team took three of their four dual matches at Saturday’s Sioux City East Invitational Tournament.  Match scores were:

Ankeny 37, BHRV 28

BHRV 76, Sioux City Heelan 3

BHRV 42, Sioux City East 32

BHRV 57, Storm Lake 12


In high school basketball action from Saturday:


Central Lyon 53, Luverne MN 37

South O’Brien 29, Akron-Westfield 17



South O’Brien 42, Akron-Westfield 18

MOC-Floyd Valley 54, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 39

Sports Schedule For Monday January 7th

basketballA limited sports schedule for Monday finds three basketball doubleheaders on the schedule along with a pair of girls only games and one area boys basketball team in action as well.

Basketball Doubleheaders

Boyden Hull at Remsen Union

Fulda MN at G-LR

Cherokee at HMS


Boys Basketball

Spencer at Rock Valley

Girls Basketball

Harris Lake Park at Ellsworth

Algona at Spencer

Comets And Orabs Split Basketball Doubleheader

basketballThe Sheldon Orabs and Boyden Hull Comets split a Siouxland Conference basketball double header as both teams opened their post holiday schedule at Sheldon Friday night.

Sheldon won the girls game 49-37 while it took double overtime for the Comets to earn a hard fought 54-52 win.

In the girls game Sheldon took a 9-7 lead at the end of the first quarter on a three pointer by Audrey Gustafson as time wound down. They were up 23-20 at halftime. Four three-pointers in the third quarter propelled Sheldon to a 41-30 third quarter lead as they went on to win it 49-37.

Nicole Ewoldt of the Comets led all scorers with 11 points followed by Courtney Schaffer with 10. Krista Bousema led Sheldon with 10 points. A balanced attack had Allie Jongewaard with 8 points while Audrey Gustafson and Abbie Provost added 7 points each.

With the win Sheldon improves to 4-6 in the conference and 4-7 on the year. Boyden Hull stands at 1-8 in the conference and 1-9 for the season.


In the boys game the Comets opened a 17-10 first quarter lead and were up 28-20 at halftime. At the end of the third quarter the lead was still at eight points at 36-28. In the fourth quarter Sheldon outscored Boyden Hull 18-10 to send the game into overtime.

In the first overtime Sheldon got buckets from Dallas Ennema and James Gradert to counter 4-of-6 free throw shooting to send it to a second overtime tied at 50-50. In the final overtime all the points belonged to Riley Francis of the Comets as he hit a field goal and went 2-of-2 at the line with time running out to seal the win.

Francis led all scorers with 25 points including four three-pointers and a 7-of-8 performace at the free throw line. JC Koerselman also hit double figures with 13 points.

Sheldon was led by Dallas Ennema with 18 points and James Gradert with 17. Boyden Hull handed Sheldon their first loss of the year as the Orabs stand at 8-1 in the conference and 10-1 for the year. Boyden Hull improves to 7-2 in the Siouxland and 7-2 for the year.

Up next for Sheldon will be a trip to Spencer on Tuesday night for a non conference double header.



High School Basketball Scores From Friday, January 4th

There was a full schedule of girl/boy doubleheader basketball games Friday night, as teams got back in action after the Christmas break.  Here’s what happened…………………..


Sheldon 49, Boyden-Hull 37

Central Lyon 62, Rock Valley 33

Sibley-Ocheyedan 49, George-Little Rock 41

Sioux Center 43, Okoboji 33

MOC-Floyd Valley 61, West Lyon 25

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 59, Remsen Union 34

South O’Brien 68, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 33

Unity Christian 65, Remsen St. Mary’s 42

Western Christian  67, Spencer 40



Boyden-Hull 54, Sheldon 52   2OT

Rock Valley 70, Central Lyon 66   2OT

George-Little Rock 50, Sibley-Ocheyedan 44

MOC Floyd Valley 69, West Lyon 62

Sioux Center 60, Okoboji 45

Remsen Union 51, Hartley-Melvin-Saborn 39

South O’Brien 66, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 32

Unity Chistian 67, Remsen St. Mary’s 41

Western Christian 72, Spencer 62

Sports Schedule For Saturday January 5th

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Sheldon South O’Brien Wrestlers return to action following the holiday break as they take part in the 14 team field at the West Sioux Invite at Hawarden.



Sheldon South O’Brien, CL-G-LR, Alcester Hudson, Beresford, Brookings, Dakota Valley, Hinton, Kingsley Pierson, Lawton Bronson, Sioux Center, Western, Westwood and Akron Westfield at West Sioux invite.



HMS and Okoboji at Graettinger Terril invite

BHRV at Sioux City East invite

Basketball Doubleheaders

Central Lyon at Luverne MN

South O’Brien at Akron Westfield

Boys Basketball at Tyson Events Center

8:15 Sergeant Bluff Luton vs MOC Floyd Valley

CL-GLR & BH-RV Wrestlers Post Strong Showing

wrestlingNorthwest Iowa — Neither the Central Lyon/George Little Rock nor the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Wrestling squads showed signs of ring rust in post holiday wrestling action, posting victories against West Sioux and Hinton at Hawarden.


Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 51 Hinton 24

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 60 West Sioux 10

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 61 Hinton 15

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 65 West Sioux 12


In other wrestling action:


Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 48 Akron-Westfield 24

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 47 Sioux Center 24

Sioux Center 45 Akron-Westfield 33


LeMars 48 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 36

LeMars 48 Western Christian/Unity Christian 36

Sibley-Ocheyedan 54 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 25


Emmetsburg 53 Spirit Lake 30

Emmetsburg 58 Storm Lake 21

Spirit Lake 54 Storm Lake 29


Spencer 59 Cherokee, Washington 18

Spencer 57 Estherville Lincoln Central 20